Prospective Clients

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Can the Clinic Help Me?

What kinds of cases does the Clinic accept?  We represent low-income (below approximately 200% of the federal poverty guidelines) and underrepresented people living in the D.C. area who have legal issues in the District, including: domestic violence-related family law; juveniles (14-24 years old), adult misdemeanor criminal cases; federal income tax disputes; immigration cases; non-profits and small businesses, housing issues, and whistleblower rights.

For cases involving other matters in the District of Columbia, please consult:


In Maryland, please consult:


In Virginia, please consult:

You can reach our clinics by calling directly: Each links to appropriate clinic page

For general information about our clinics or if you are unsure whether we can meet your needs, please call our main line at 202-274-5073.   Please keep in mind that we are closed during winter break period (the business days between December 23rd and January 2nd in any given year), we take on a limited number of cases, and we receive many of our cases on referral from other legal service agencies.

To see a directory of nonprofit agencies in your area that may be able to help you, please go to and click on your state. The LawHelp platform is maintained by legal aid agencies in each state to provide information and resources to the public.